Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Rain causes local flooding

In addition to these photos of local flooding, the City of Mountlake Terrace shared via Twitter this drone footage of flooding at Lake Ballinger: Aerial view of flooding on Lake Ballinger today. Video by Officer Eric Jones pic.twitter.com/wQm2t8KUV7 — City of Mountlake Terrace (@cityofmlt) December 27, 2022

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: The city’s other holiday tree

While Mountlake Terrace had its official holiday tree lighting Dec. 2, lights are also visible on the city’s water tower, which used to serve as the official “tree” for city before the new city hall was constructed. — Photo taken Saturday by David Carlos

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: No change? No problem

No spare change this holiday season? The Salvation Army red kettles have QR codes so you can donate with your smart phone, photographer David Carlos notes. This one is seen outside the QFC at Cedar Plaza Tuesday.

Scene in Brier: Hoping to hit the jackpot

A steady stream of customers visited Brier Grocery Monday as the Powerball lottery reached $1.9 billion, the highest on record. When asked if business has been brisk, the owner said, “It has been Powerball, Powerball, Powerball.  It’s been crazy. I’m sure there will be more when everyone gets off work.” No wonder, since the one-time payout…

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Guide dog puppies pay a visit to police department

The Mountlake Terrace Police Department earlier this month welcomed a group of puppy raisers from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Snohomish Chapter. The goal was to help the puppies adjust to the sights and sounds of emergencies, including officers in uniform and bright lights on patrol cars. The tour was hosted by Mountlake Terrace PD…

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Putting a wedge in your day

I’ve been going to Double DD Meats for over 20 years, and this wheel of cheese has always been there to greet me. You might say he’s a gouda guy for always showing up to work. I’m not sure if it’s a he or she. Excuse me for my lactose intolerance. Over the years, the…

Scene in Mountlake Terrace: Ballinger Park trail, playground taking shape

At Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace, a portion of a planned trail is already paved, and the outer wall bordering a new playground is evident in these photos taken Thursday, Sept. 22. The playground will be more inclusive, allowing accessibility to children with disabilities and sensory challenges. The trail will connect the Mountlake Terrace Community…